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Wāhine Options

There are a number of programs and opportunities for wāhine here at UniRec and the University of Waikato. Below you’ll find information on current offerings and weekly events. If you have any questions please contact us at [email protected].

There’s more opportunities available for wāhine students on campus and beyond with the Waikato Wāhine Movement.


WOMEN’S LEARN TO LIFT WORKSHOPS
(FREE FOR STUDENTS)

Intro workshops, exclusive to wāhine, designed to teach you gym basics in a relaxed environment. The one hour sessions are run by female trainers and come with no expectations. All you need is a gym towel and a ‘give it a go’ attitude!

L2L MOBILITY – learn about how to use foam rollers and stretching to improve your mobility in the gym

L2L 1.0 – learn the basics of barbell squats, deadlifts and bench press with a few extra learnings thrown in

L2L 2.0 – build on your experience from attending L2L 1.0 by exploring more advanced lifts and exercises

When: Wednesdays (24 July – 10 September) 6.30 – 7.30pm

Where: UniRec Te Whare Whakakaha/HP Room

Who: Wāhine UoW students and UniRec members

Workshop Schedule:

L2L MOBILITY – Wed, 24 July, 6.30 – 7.30pm

L2L MOBILITY – Wed, 31 July, 6.30 – 7.30pm

L2L 1.0 – Wed, 7 August, 6.30 – 7.30pm

L2L 1.0 – Wed, 14 August, 6.30 – 7.30pm

L2L 1.0 – Wed, 21 August, 6.30 – 7.30pm

L2L 2.0 – Wed, 28 August, 6.30 – 7.30pm

L2L 2.0 – Wed, 4 September, 6.30 – 7.30pm

L2L 2.0 – Wed, 11 September, 6.30 – 7.30pm

Spaces are limited – BOOK ONLINE HERE


LEARN TO PLAY
(FREE FOR STUDENTS)

Relaxed sport sessions run by female facilitators, teaching basic fundamentals and technique. A great chance to try something new and meet other students.

Where: UniRec Sports Hall

Who: Wāhine UoW Students and UniRec members

Learn to Play Schedule:

L2P Volleyball – Thu, 25 July, 2.30 – 3.30pm

L2P Pickleball – Thu, 8 August, 2.30 – 3.30pm

L2P Pickleball – Thu, 26 September, 3.00 – 4.00pm

L2P Volleyball – Thu, 10 October, 3.00 – 4.00pm

Spaces are limited – BOOK ONLINE HERE


DANCE SERIES
(FREE FOR STUDENTS)

Learn something new in these awesome dance workshops, taught in a relaxed, private environment, run by female teachers.

Where: UniRec Activity Room

Who: Wāhine UoW Students

Dance Series Schedule:

Hip Hop – Thursdays, 7.00 – 8.00pm (25 July – 29 August)

Bollywood (Hip Hop) Dancing – Wed, 7 August, 3.30 – 4.30pm

Bollywood (Semi-Classical) Dancing – Wed, 14 August, 3.30 – 4.30pm

For Hip Hop – BOOK ONLINE HERE

For Bollywood – BOOK ONLINE HERE


WOMEN’S KICKBOXING
(FREE FOR STUDENTS)

An intro class that teaches basic kickboxing technique blended with cardio components, perfect for anyone new to the sport (taught by a male instructor). Make sure you bring a sweat towel.

When: Tuesdays (23 July – 12 August), 5.30 – 6.30pm

Where: UniRec Activity Room

Who: Wāhine UoW Students and UniRec members

Spaces are limited – BOOK ONLINE HERE


WOMEN’S WEIGHTS

A dedicated space exclusive to female members to workout with privacy and confidence, fitted with squat racks and lifting platforms with all the equipment needed for a full free weights workout.

When: Monday – Thursday, 4.00 – 7.30pm

Where: UniRec Te Whare Whakakaha/HP Room

Who: Wāhine UniRec members